Chandan Sharbat

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Total Time:
1 day
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1kg - sugar
  • 1/2 litre - water
  • 10gm - chandan (sandalwood) powder
  • 4 - leaves warak (beaten silver sheets used on mithai)
  • 2 tbsp - milk
  • 25 - cardamoms (peeled and coarsely ground)
  • 1 - lemon (juice)

How to Make Chandan Sharbat

  • Boil the water along with sugar.
  • After one boil, add milk.
  • Spoon off the dirt collected on top.
  • Add cardamoms and stir at regular intervals.
  • Add lemon juice and mix well.
  • After 30 minutes, remove the sugar syrup from gas.
  • Tie the chandan powder in a fine muslin cloth and add this (potli) bag to the sugar syrup.
  • Cover the vessel with a lid immediately.
  • Keep aside overnight.
  • The next day strain and add the warak (crush it slightly with your fingers).
  • Store the sharbat in a dry sterilized bottle.
  • Refrigerate.
  • To serve:
  • In a glass, pour 3 to 4 tbsp chandan sharbat and add sufficient water and crushed ice.
  • Mix well and serve chilled.